2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHARLOTTE, NC – July 2, 2024 – Madelyn's Fund, a Charlotte-based non-profit organization, is proud to announce significant mid-year milestones in their mission to support local NICU families across the Carolinas. This year, they have had the opportunity to serve more NICU families than ever before. In the first half of 2024, Madelyn’s Fund has: Processed 713 requests, a 3.8% increase compared to 687 requests in 2023. Served 293 new families, a 17.7% increase compared to 249 new families in 2023. Funded 29 funerals totaling $45,258, a 17.3% increase in funds provided compared to $38,587 for 28 funerals in 2023. Provided $145,693 in total assistance, a 28.9% increase compared to $113,033 in 2023. "We couldn’t do this work without the generous support of our partners, donors, and volunteers, and we’re feeling especially humbled as we take a look back at the first half of 2024." — Madelyn's Fund Co-founder, Rachel Lee. Madelyn's Fund...

Charlotte, NC, June 23, 2024—via QUEEN CITY NEWS NOW CHARLOTTE (QUEEN CITY NEWS NOW) — Madelyn’s Fund supports NICU patients and families. The fundraiser #DrinkPinkCLT partnered with numerous local restaurants to sell pink drinks and raise money. Queen City News Now sat down with Zoë Maurer, a board member for Madelyn’s Fund, to talk more about the fundraiser and why raising awareness for NICU patients and families is important. Click here to watch the full interview. #DrinkPinkCLT ends on June 30. Click here for a full list of participating locations and to learn more about Madelyn’s Fund. https://youtu.be/Jc_yGxpQ1bk?si=w-YKKj93hH23rIwO For more information about the #DrinkPinkCLT campaign visit the Madelyn’s Fund website or contact Stefanie Lippard, Fundraising Director at Madelyn’s Fund.  About Madelyn's Fund: Madelyn’s Fund was established in 2016 with the mission to provide financial support to infant and pediatric patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and families who experience the trauma of infant loss. Many NICU...

Charlotte, NC, May 24, 2024— As the summer heat sets in, it's time to raise your glass and make a difference as Madelyn's Fund kicks off its annual #DrinkPinkCLT campaign! Running from May 24th to June 30th, this beloved initiative invites the Charlotte community to support local NICU families while enjoying delicious beverages at participating establishments. The #DrinkPinkCLT campaign features a wide array of drink options to suit every palate. Whether you're a wine enthusiast, a cocktail connoisseur, or a health-conscious smoothie lover, there's something pink and perfect just for you. Each participating restaurant, bar, and brewery in the Charlotte area has crafted special pink-themed menu items, ensuring that there's a delightful way for everyone to join the cause. By choosing designated #DrinkPinkCLT beverages, patrons will directly contribute to Madelyn’s Fund. A portion of the sales from these items will be donated to support NICU patients, their families, and those affected by infant...

Columbia, SC, March 25, 2024 - On Thursday, April 18th, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Jim HudsonAutomotive will present the 2nd annual Madelyn's Fund Pink Bow Fashion Show––hosted at Central Energy in the Bull Street District––to help raise money in support of Midlands NICU and pediatric families. Last year, the Inaugural Pink Bow Fashion Show hosted over 300 guests and raised an impressive $156,000 which in return helped support 210 families at the Prisma Health Richland and Baptist Hospital NICUs. The Pink Bow Fashion Show is presented by Jim Hudson Automotive and benefits Madelyn’s Fund in partnership with Prisma Health Midlands. Lady Gamecock's musical favorite, DJ Puff, will kick off the evening of fashion and philanthropy as guests enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres by Loosh Culinaire and an open bar by RepublicNational Distributing Company. Auctioneer, Jimmy Derrick, will bring the energy during the dynamic fashion event––showcasing a specially curated, men’s and women’s collection...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlotte, NC - April 30, 2024 - This summer, Madelyn's Fund is thrilled to announce its partnership with Charlotte area restaurants and bars for the second annual #DrinkPinkCLT campaign. The initiative aims to give back to the community while supporting local families with infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and those who have experienced infant loss. Last year's #DrinkPinkCLT campaign made a significant impact, raising an impressive $2,941.11 to support NICU families. This year, the campaign has grown substantially, with 25+ participating businesses to date, and kicks off Memorial Day weekend continuing throughout June.  Madelyn's Fund extends its heartfelt gratitude to the following Charlotte establishments for their generosity in participating in the #DrinkPinkCLT campaign and contributing a portion of sales from a designated #DrinkPinkCLT item on their menu to give back to Madelyn's Fund. From classic wine selections to creative pink-themed cocktails, and nutrient-filled smoothies there’s something for everyone!  -...